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Request for Proposals: Strategic Planning and Mission Review

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consulting firms to provide strategic planning services that encompass a comprehensive review… Read More

Announcing My Retirement

Dear CCMI Community, I am writing to announce that the time has come for me to retire from Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI). My… Read More

Tragic News and Summer Youth Corps Update

Dear CCMI Community, We have heartbreaking news to share with you. Our Summer Youth Corps (SYC) program experienced the tragic loss of youth member, Anne… Read More

The Circle of Life: Cutting and Planting Trees in Conservation Corps

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Planting trees is often seen as a very conservation-centered activity, and it is!… Read More


June is Pride Month, which recognizes the impact LGBTQIA+ individuals have had on history and offers a chance to raise awareness about LGBTQIA+ issues. It… Read More

Women in the Outdoors

We shared stories and experiences from staff and members on social media this month to celebrate Women’s History Month this March! Below you can read… Read More